The Deputy (1959–1961)

Two-Way Deal 

Simon transports a teenage criminal to a town for trial after a father brings the boy to Silver City and claims the reward. Once on the trail, the father helps his son to escape, wounding ... See full summary »

Director:

Tay Garnett

Writers:

William Yagemann (teleplay by), Roland Kibbee (story by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Henry Fonda ... Chief Marshal Simon Fry
Allen Case ... Deputy Clay McCord
Read Morgan ... Sergeant Hapgood Tasker
Billy Gray ... Johnny Blatner
Ted de Corsia ... Slade Blatner
Kenneth MacDonald ... Sheriff
Nacho Galindo ... Sancho
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Storyline

Simon transports a teenage criminal to a town for trial after a father brings the boy to Silver City and claims the reward. Once on the trail, the father helps his son to escape, wounding the chief marshal in the process. After Simon recovers, he refuses to allow Clay help him recapture his prisoner. Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Western

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1961 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Top Gun Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Henry Fonda, who normally appears briefly at the beginning and end of each episode, has his largest role in this two-year series, as the story revolves around his escort of a teen aged killer to stand trial. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Marshal Simon Fry: Ain't too much to say for a man - that he could have killed someone but he didn't - but then, Johnny ain't a man... he's a kid.
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